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As the Department of Justice continues to identify and charge current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces in relation to January 6, military courts typically aren’t the go-to option for prosecution. Here’s why.
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President Biden
The story of how crisis and tragedy prepared Joe Biden to become America’s next president.
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Fewer Rejected Ballots Seemed to Be a Win for Voter Access. Trump and Others Disagree.
New mail ballot rules, extensive publicity over how to vote correctly by mail and broadened opportunities to fix minor errors on a ballot before it was discarded worked to limit wide-scale absentee ballot rejections.
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Watch 2020’s 10 Most-Streamed FRONTLINE Documentaries
It has been an unparalleled year. Explore the 10 most-streamed FRONTLINE documentaries released during 2020.
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Wisconsin Recount Targets 2 Democratic Strongholds, Home to Black and Hispanic Voters
Unlike other places, where the Trump campaign has pursued statewide recounts, the Wisconsin request was limited to Dane and Milwaukee Counties, where Biden held solid leads.
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A Look at the Places Behind ‘American Voices: A Nation in Turmoil'
To lend broad insight into the communities featured in FRONTLINE's 2020 post-election special, we’ve looked to census, city, county and state data for some key stats.
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Threats to Election Officials Piled Up as President Trump Refused to Concede
A FRONTLINE review found examples of threats or acute security risks to election workers in Pennsylvania, Nevada, Arizona, Michigan and Georgia.
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